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UC Santa Barbara Rampage Prompts Gun-Control Fury At California Capitol

The suspect’s alleged rampage is hitting a Turlock home particularly hard, as it’s the family home of a UCSB student who happened to be in the sorority the suspect targeted in his manifesto.

05/28/2014

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California Bill Would Require Background Checks For Gun Buys From Out-Of-State Sources

Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Salinas, said firearms purchased in nearby states with loose regulations, including Nevada and Arizona, are making their way into the hands of criminals in California.

05/28/2014

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Gun Control Advocates Call Sen. Leland Yee Arrest A Setback

Court documents allege that Yee sought campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms trafficker.

03/27/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - DECEMBER 27:  December 27, 2012 in West Valley City, Utah. An instructor at a class teaching users about concealed-carry weapons. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Requests To Carry Concealed Guns Surge In California

Californians have flooded several sheriff offices with applications and inquiries for permits to carry concealed guns.

03/12/2014

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Judge Rejects Yolo County Sheriff’s Concealed Weapons Policy

A federal judge ruled against the Yolo County Sheriff’s concealed weapons permit policy, meaning he may have to loosen his grip on permits.

03/06/2014

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Judge Upholds Sunnyvale’s Ban On High-Capacity Gun Magazines

U.S. District Judge Ron Whyte said that Sunnyvale’s ban on high-capacity magazines doesn’t violate Second Amendment rights to own guns for self-defense.

03/05/2014

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UPDATE: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Compares Obama To Hitler On Gun Control

State Assemblyman Tim Donnelly sent a message via Twitter on Tuesday with an image that compared what he said were figures who have supported gun rights and those who have supported gun control.

03/04/2014

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Smith & Wesson Won’t Sell New Models Over New State Gun Law

Smith & Wesson said on Thursday that the new microstamping requirements from the state are expensive and unreliable.

01/23/2014

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California Bill Would Require Background Check, Registry For 3-D ‘Ghost Guns’

The legislation by state Sen. Kevin de Leon is part of a growing effort across the country to pre-empt the spread of undetectable guns that can be made using 3-D printers.

01/13/2014

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Shoppers Stock Up On Rifles, Shotguns Before California Long Gun Registry Begins

The registry goes into effect on Jan. 1, and would track the make, model and serial number of the gun, as well as the person who owns it.

12/27/2013

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Calif. Firearms Bills Would Enact Strict Rules

Gov. Jerry Brown is set to consider more than a dozen bills that supporters and opponents alike agree would impose the nation’s toughest restrictions on gun ownership if he signs the entire legislative package into law.

09/14/2013

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Bill Banning Lead Bullets Heading To California Governor’s Desk

Proponents of the bill say the ban will protect condors and other wildlife that feed on gut piles left behind by hunters. They also say humans are at risk when they eat meat that has been shot with lead bullets.

09/10/2013

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